"I am disabled, so I can't travel, and I have not been to any development meetings, but Gary and the others affiliated with the film keep me updated on everything."
"It is better to travel well than to arrive."Laura Hillenbrand on Buddha
"Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends."Laura Hillenbrand on Maya Angelou
"One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more."Laura Hillenbrand on Thomas Jefferson
"Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not."Laura Hillenbrand on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page."Laura Hillenbrand on Saint Augustine
"Fatigue is what we experience, but it is what a match is to an atomic bomb."
"While it's really hard to do, at the same time, I'm escaping my body, which I really want to do. I'm living someone else's life. I get very intensely into the story, into the interviews and the research. I'm experiencing things along with my subjects. I have a freedom I don't have in my physical life."
"I am actually in poor health due to chronic fatigue and immune dysfunction syndrome, and my ability to work is greatly diminished right now, so I have to get better before I can start another big project."
"I'm looking for a way out of here. I can't have it physically, so I'm going to have it intellectually. It was a beautiful thing to ride Seabiscuit in my imagination. And it's just fantastic to be there alongside Louie as he's breaking the NCAA mile record. People at these vigorous moments in their lives - it's my way of living vicariously."
"It only worked for a little while the morning after I agreed to go with Universal, an article came out in the Hollywood trade papers, and the secret was out."